Triumph Thunderbird Commander at Auto Expo 2014

Well well this was unexpected! We knew Triumph would be at the Auto Expo 2014 but another launch in such a short span? We have it on good authority that Triumph will be launching another motorcycle, most probably another motorcycle in the Thunderbird platform. Apart from this we will have the entire Triumph line up present at the Auto Expo. Surprisingly we still have no word on the Triumph Daytona 675. The ‘R’ version was launched earlier during its total product presentation for India. Will we see that as well at the Auto Expo 2014? We think not, as Triumphs current focus is not on the sport segment and in an interview with us at the launch, Mr. Vimal Sumbly explicitly mentioned that at least for this year their sport offering will be focused on the best they have and that’s the Daytona  675R. But rest assured the Daytona 675 is coming in for sure.

Triumph Thunderbird Commander at Auto Expo 2014 specifications

Triumph Thunderbird Commander a possibility at Auto Expo 2014: Specifications

  • Engine: Liquid-cooled 1699cc DOHC Parallel-Twin, 270° firing interval
  • Bore x Stroke: 107.1 x 94.3mm
  • Power: 93 hp @ 5400 rpm
  • Torque: 111 lb-ft @ 3550 rpm
  • Fuel System: Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection, progressive linkage on throttle
  • Exhaust: Chromed twin-skin stainless steel 2-1-2, chrome-plated silencers
  • Final Drive: Toothed belt
  • Clutch: Wet, multi-plate
  • Transmission: Constant mesh six-speed
  • Frame: Tubular steel, twin spine
  • Swingarm: Twin-sided steel
  • Front Wheels: Cast aluminum alloy, five-spoke 17 x 3.5 inch
  • Rear Wheels: Cast aluminum alloy, five-spoke 17 x 6.0 inch
  • Front Tires: 140/75 ZR17
  • Rear Tires: 200/50 ZR17
  • Front Suspension: Showa 47mm forks, 4.7 inches travel
  • Rear Suspension: Showa twin shocks with five position adjustable preload. 4.2 inches travel
  • Front Brakes: Twin 310mm floating discs, Nissin four-piston fixed calipers
  • Rear Brakes: Single 310mm fixed disc, Brembo two-piston floating caliper
  • Length: 96.1 inches
  • Width Handlebars: 38.9 inches
  • Height Without Mirror: 48.2 inches
  • Wheelbase: 65.5 inches
  • Fuel Capacity: 5.8 gallons
  • Wet Weight: 767 pounds


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